Learning and Plasticity - LaP2019

 

Learning and Plasticity - LaP2019

Meeting programme

Below please find the LaP2019 meeting programme. Note that some last-minute changes are always possible.

Sunday, April 7

19:00-21:00 Welcome reception and registration at Äkäshotelli (Yläbaari)  

Monday, April 8

13:30-14:00 Registration at Äkäshotelli (Auditorium)
14:00-14:10 Opening words
Matti Laine
14:10-15:10 Keynote Lecture
Robert J. Zatorre
Why do we love music? A view from cognitive neuroscience
15:10-16:40 Coffee
Poster Session 1: Music in therapy and training

 Maike Ferber, Norbert Kopčo, Aaron Seitz, & Bernhard Laback

Exploring different training methods to induce reweighting of binaural localization cues

 Leena Maria Heikkola & Jenni Alisaari

Singing and reciting songs – a way to learn pronunciation?

Nella Moisseinen & Teppo Särkämö

Modality-specific and cross-modal effects of speech and music listening on the recovery of auditory sensory memory after stroke

D. Passafiume, J. Ranieri, A. Guerra, & D. Di Giacomo

Singing old song do help naming in Alzheimer patients?

Anni Pitkäniemi, Emmi Pentikäinen, Eino Partanen, & Teppo Särkämö

Music-evoked autobiographical memories in healthy aging and Alzheimer’s disease

Tudor Popescu, Roland Beisteiner, Devin B. Terhune, & Tecumseh W. Fitch

Melodic Intonation Therapy for aphasia: A meta-analysis

Sini-Tuuli Siponkoski, Noelia Martínez-Molina, Linda Kuusela, Sari Laitinen, Milla Holma, Mirja Ahlfors, Päivi Jordan-Kilkki, Katja Ala-Kauhaluoma,  Susanna Melkas, Johanna Pekkola, Antoni Rodriguez-Fornells, Matti Laine, Aarne Ylinen, Pekka Rantanen, Sanna Koskinen,  & Teppo Särkämö

Music therapy enhances executive functions and prefrontal structural neuroplasticity after traumatic brain injury

16:40-18:50 Symposium 1:  Musical Deficits and Music-Based Rehabilitation after Stroke: Efficacy and Neural Mechanisms

Organizer:Teppo Särkämö

16:40-17:10 Aleksi J. Sihvonen, Teppo Särkämö, Pablo Ripollés, Vera Leo, Antoni Rodríguez-Fornells, & Seppo Soinila

Music perception lost and regained – acquired amusia and its recovery

17:10-17:40 Noelia Martínez-Molina, Sini-Tuuli Siponkoski, Anni Pitkäniemi, Emmi Pentikäinen, Linda Kuusela, Johanna Pekkola, Sari Laitinen, Essi-Reetta Särkämö, Boris Kleber, & Teppo Särkämö

Sing it away! Neuroplastic changes induced by choir singing after stroke

17:40-17:50 Short break
17:50-18:20 Satu Baylan, Caroline Haig, Maxine MacDonald, Ciara Stiles, Jake Easto, Meigan Thomson, Breda Cullen, Terence J. Quinn, David Stott, Stewart W. Mercer, Niall M. Broomfield, Heather Murray, & Jonathan J. Evans

Impact of mindful music listening on cognitive recovery and mood after stroke

18:20-18:50 Teppo Särkämö, Vera Leo, Aleksi J. Sihvonen, Tanja Linnavalli, Sari Laitinen, Anita Forsblom, Terhi Lehtovaara, Aki Ylönen, Pekka Rajanaro, Pablo Ripollés, Matti Laine, Antoni Rodríguez-Fornells, Mari Tervaniemi, & Seppo Soinila Rehabilitative and mnemonic effects of songs after stroke
18:50-20:10 Poster Session 2: Neuroscience of music

 

Laura Babcock, Lars Nyberg, & Fredrik Ullén

Neural mechanisms of expert working memory in musicians

 Benjamin P. Gold, Marcus Pearce, Ernest Mas-Herrero, Alain Dagher, &  Robert J. Zatorre

The prediction game: how music engages the reward system by balancing predictability

 Jussi Jylkkä & Henry Railo

Neuroscience of music and subjective music experiences

Maksymilian Korczyk, Maria Zimmermann, Łukasz Bola, & Marcin Szwed

Superior visual rhythm discrimination in musicians most likely is not related to cross-modal neuroplasticity

Örjan de Manzano, Karin Ström, Karen Kuckelkorn, & Fredrik Ullén

Listening to melodies practiced on the piano triggers sequence-specific motor representations in the dorsal premotor region

Juha Salmi, Olli-Pekka Koistinen, Enrico Glerean, Lauri Nummenmaa, & Iiro P. Jääskeläinen

Decoding signatures of natural speech and music in the human occipital cortex


Tuesday, April 9

13:00-15:10 Symposium 2: Implicit Musical Learning and Musical Training

Organizers: Mari Tervaniemi and Eleanor Harding

13:00-13:30 Petri Toiviainen & Vinoo Alluri

Investigating brain correlates of implicit musical knowledge

13:30-14:00 Marina Kliuchko

Expertise-dependent sensitivity to mistuning and melody transposition

14:00-14:10 Short break
14:10-14:40 Eleanor E. Harding, Daniela Sammler, & Sonja A. Kotz

Musical-training effects in music and language neurocognition: rhythmic context and syntactic comprehension

14:40-15:10 Mari Tervaniemi

Music to support learning?

15:10-16:40 Coffee

Poster Session 3: Language processing in health and disease

 Aviah Gvion, Reut Stark, Gadi Bartur, & Goded Shahaf

EEG as an additional tool to test the efficacy of anomia treatment in individuals with acquired anomia

 Minna Lehtonen, Matti Varjokallio, Henna Kivikari, Annika Hultén, Sami Virpioja, Tero Hakala, Mikko Kurimo, Krista Lagus, & Riitta Salmelin

Statistical models of morphology predict eye-tracking measures during visual word recognition

Ida Luotonen, Kati Renvall & Pirjo Korpilahti

Semantic memory tasks for neurogenic disorders: Data on healthy elderly and Alzheimer’s disease

Alexandre Nikolaev, Sameer Ashaie, Merja Hallikainen, Tuomo Hänninen, Eve Higby, JungMoon Hyun, Minna Lehtonen, & Hilkka Soininen

Effect of complexity of inflectional paradigm on word production

 Anja Thiede, Teija Kujala, Enrico Glerean, & Lauri Parkkonen

Abnormal brain-to-brain coupling in dyslexia during listening to continuous speech is associated with reading-related measures

Tammar Truzman, Tali Bitan, & Michal Biran

Morpho-phonologically-based treatment for Hebrew-speaking individuals with aphasia: An intervention study

16:40-18:50 Symposium 3: Musical Expertise, Perceptual Learning, and Transfer – How Experience Shapes Cognition

Organizer: Susanne M. Jaeggi

16:40-17:10 Howard C. Nusbaum, Stephen C. Van Hedger, & Shannon L.M. Heald

Auditory working memory and attention in the skill of listening

17:10-17:40 Stephen Van Hedger, Shannon L.M. Heald, & Howard C. Nusbaum

Absolute pitch can be learned by some adults

17:40-17:50 Short break
17:50-18:20 Clara E. James, Sascha Zuber, Elise Dupuis-Lozeron, Laura Abdili, Diane Gervaise & Matthias Kliegel

How musical practice sculpts brain and behavior

18:20-18:50 Barbara Studer-Luethi

Exploring associations between musical experience and cognitive performance in children

19:15- Social program

 

 

 

 


Wednesday, April 10

9:30-11:00 Symposium 4: Involvement of Short-term and Working Memory (STM/WM) in Aphasia. Part One: Theories and Approaches to Assessment

Organizers: Nadine Martin, Steve Majerus, Laura Murray, & Christos Salis

09:30-10:00 Steve Majerus

Towards an integrative understanding of working memory: Implications for the assessment of working memory deficits in aphasia

10:00-10:30 Nadine Martin, Irene Minkina, Francine Kohen, & Michelene Kalinyak-Fliszar

Assessment of verbal short-term memory abilities and effects of memory load on language processing in aphasia: Clinical and research applications

10:30-11:00 Christos Salis, Laura Murray, & Jet Vonk

Assessing memory in stroke and aphasia: Lessons learned from a systematic review of subjective measures

11:00-12:30 Coffee

Poster Session 4: Strategies, training, aging effects

 Daniel Fellman, Jussi Jylkkä, Otto Waris, Anna Soveri, Liisa Ritakallio, Sarah Haga, Juha Salmi, Thomas J. Nyman, & Matti Laine

The role of strategy use in working memory training outcomes

 Yi-Fang Hsu, Tiina Parviainen, & Jarmo A. Hämäläinen

Context-dependent suppression of prediction errors involves temporal-frontal activation

 Alar Kaskikallio, Mira Karrasch, Juha O. Rinne, Terhi Tuokkola, Riitta Parkkola, & Petra Grönholm-Nyman

Domain-specific cognitive effects of white matter pathology in old age, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s disease

Juha Salmi, Anna Soveri, Viljami Salmela, Kimmo Alho, Sami Leppämäki, Pekka Tani, Anniina Koski, Mika Määttä, Susanne M. Jaeggi, & Matti Laine

Updating training restores aberrant brain activity in ADHD

Tilo Strobach, Franziska Orscheschek, Torsten Schubert, & Timothy C. Rickard

Investigating the mechanisms of chunking during dual-memory retrieval practice

Alexandria N. Weaver & Susanne M. Jaeggi

Exploring associations between leisure activities and cognitive performance in older adults

Patrik Wikman, Elisa Sahari, Alina Leminen, Miika Leminen, Matti Laine, & Kimmo Alho

Selective attention to audio-visual dialogues with shuffled lines

12:30-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:30 Symposium 5: Involvement of Short-term and Working Memory (STM/WM) in Aphasia. Part Two: Approaches to Treatment

Organizers: Nadine Martin, Steve Majerus, Laura Murray, & Christos Salis

14:00-14:30 Steve Majerus, Nathalie Wiot, Sophie Béchet, Gaëtan Garraux, & Lucie Attout

A single case rehabilitation study of semantic working memory impairment: Behavioral and neural outcomes

14:30-15:00 Monica Coran, Nadine Martin, Samantha Rosenberg, Irene Minkina, Antoni Rodríguez-Fornells, & Matti Laine

Novel word learning as a treatment of word processing disorders in aphasia

15:00-15:30 Laura Murray & Christos Salis

Revisiting retraining of short-term/working memory in aphasia: What should we learn from related interventions in other populations?

15:30 Closing the meeting